Sam Thompson is a potter working in Appleton Wisconsin. He attended Maine College of Art and graduated in 2013 with a bachelors of fine art degree in ceramics. Sam was hired by Maine College of Art to work as their ceramics department technician, studio manager, and TA for three years. In 2016 Sam moved to Asheville North Carolina to make pottery and work for Michael Hunt and Naomi Dalglish at Bandana pottery where he learned about running a working studio and experimenting with raw local clays, he also was a studio artist at the Clay Space ceramic studio and gallery in Asheville’s River Arts District.
Sam has participated in gallery shows around the country, including the Companion gallery, Humboldt TN , Clay AKAR gallery, Iowa city IA, The Charlie Cummings gallery, Gainsville FL, and many more. He has also received a residency at Penland School of arts and crafts as well as a recipient of the Belvedere Artist Grant and is a member of Art Axis